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Education, Economic Growth and Personal Income Inequality across Countries

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This paper offers a supply-side explanationof the cross-country variation in long-run growth and inequality. In the model human capital is "lumpy" and public education directly affects growth, the number of high-skilled people and wages.

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  • Rehme, G., 1999. "Education, Economic Growth and Personal Income Inequality across Countries," Economics Working Papers eco99/42, European University Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:eui:euiwps:eco99/42
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    Keywords

    ECONOMIC GROWTH ; EDUCATION ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION ; PUBLIC POLICY;
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    JEL classification:

    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue

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